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Oxford Children's Language conducts research, shares insights, and supports teachers with advancing students' language and literacy development.
Language is at the heart of education, and we are committed to understanding and closing the Word Gap and ensuring young people have all the words they need to thrive at home, in school, and beyond.
NEW REPORT: Download our newest report, How Schools are Closing the Word Gap: The Oxford Language Report 2021-22 for a series of case studies from teachers packed with ideas and suggestions for narrowing the Word Gap.
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A series of case studies from teachers with a variety of different impactful approaches to improving vocabulary teaching and learning.
Detailing the impact of a language gap when moving from Primary to Secondary school and the effects of school shutdowns on vocabulary.
Understanding the impact of a Word Gap on young people in education and beyond.
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